STARTING GRID: Whincup has some work to do in the race

STARTING GRID: Whincup has some work to do in the race
October 8, 2017 | 9:15 am | Author: Steven Wright

Four-time Bathurst 1000 winner Jamie Whincup has a fair bit of work to do in today’s race if he wants to get his fifth Bathurst crown, he will need to do from 11th on the grid while series leader Scott McLaughlin will start from the pole.

The Kiwi contingent starting positions;

1st Scott McLaughlin – DJR Team Penske
5th Shane van Gisbergen – Triple Eight
6th Richie Stanaway – Prodrive
7th Fabian Coulthard – DJR Team Penske
18th Andre Heimgartner – Brad Jones Racing
19th Steven Richards – Triple Eight
21st Chris Pither – Erebus

The 1000km endurance classic at Mount Panorama is set to get underway at 1.10pm today NZ time.

Starting Grid:

1st #17 Shell V-Power Racing Team Scott McLaughlin Alex Premat Ford Falcon FGX
2nd #9 Erebus Penrite Racing David Reynolds Luke Youlden Holden Commodore VF
3rd #5 The Bottle-O Racing Team Mark Winterbottom Dean Canto Ford Falcon FGX
4th #55 Supercheap Auto Racing Chaz Mostert Steve Owen Ford Falcon FGX
5th #97 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Shane van Gisbergen Matt Campbell Holden Commodore VF
6th #6 Monster Energy Racing Cameron Waters Richie Stanaway Ford Falcon FGX
7th #12 Shell V-Power Racing Team Fabian Coulthard Tony D’Alberto Ford Falcon FGX
8th #56 MEGA Racing Jason Bright Garry Jacobson Holden Commodore VF
9th #33 Wilson Security Racing GRM Garth Tander James Golding Holden Commodore VF
10th #22 Mobil 1 HSV Racing James Courtney Jack Perkins Holden Commodore VF
11th #88 Red Bull Holden Racing Team Jamie Whincup Paul Dumbrell Holden Commodore VF
12th #15 Sengled Racing Rick Kelly David Wall Nissan Altima
13th #23 Nissan Motorsport Michael Caruso Dean Fiore Nissan Altima
14th #8 Boost Mobile Racing Nick Percat Macauley Jones Holden Commodore VF
15th #20 Carsales Racing Todd Kelly Jack Le Brocq Nissan Altima
16th #19 TEKNO Woodstock Racing Will Davison Jonathon Webb Holden Commodore VF
17th #18 Preston Hire Racing Lee Holdsworth Karl Reindler Holden Commodore VF
18th #14 Freightliner Racing Tim Slade Andre Heimgartner Holden Commodore VF
19th #888 TeamVortex Craig Lowndes Steve Richards Holden Commodore VF
20th #02 Mobil 1 HSV Racing Scott Pye Warren Luff Holden Commodore VF
21st #99 Erebus GB Galvanizing Racing Dale Wood Chris Pither Holden Commodore VF
22nd #34 Wilson Security Racing GRM James Moffat Richard Muscat Holden Commodore VF
23rd #78 Team Harvey Norman Simona de Silvestro David Russell Nissan Altima
24th #21 Team Cooldrive Tim Blanchard Todd Hazelwood Holden Commodore VF
25th #3 Plus Fitness Racing Aaren Russell Taz Douglas Holden Commodore VF
25th #62 Repair Management Aust. Alex Rullo Alex Davison Holden Commodore VF